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ANC elective conference outcome not surprising - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 Struggle icon and African National Congress (ANC) member Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) did not do enough to deliver... 

ANC elective conference outcome not surprising - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
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'I am carrying on with all my work as usual' – De Lille

'I am carrying on with all my work as usual' – De Lille

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has no intention of handing over her responsibilities in the ongoing water crisis, following a Democratic... 

AfriForum lays charges against EFF leaders over H&M protest

AfriForum lays charges against EFF leaders over H&M protest

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 Following the Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF's) protests against a racist advert by international clothing brand H&M, some of its leaders now face... 

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A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... 

Is South Africa's ANC bent on radical policies? Here's why the answer is no

Is South Africa's ANC bent on radical policies? Here's why the answer is no

10th January 2018 When media cover a political party conference decision, it is best to report on the entire resolution, not just the exciting bits. This may reduce... 

 Role of the Youth in APRM’s quest for good governance, development and democracy

Role of the Youth in APRM’s quest for good governance, development and democracy

10th January 2018 The revitalisation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is evidence of African governments’ renewed commitment to strengthening good... 

Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

9th January 2018 Talk of a potential wealth tax in South Africa has re-ignited the debate on the taxation of high net-worth individuals (HNWI). For many taxpayers... 

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Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

21st December 2017 Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) is critical to ensuring sustainable and resilient lives for all, and therefore to meeting the goals set... 

Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

20th December 2017 Since the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, the idea of responses that are ‘as local as possible, as international as necessary’ has emerged... 

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

19th December 2017 This paper explores ways of financing the transition from brown, carbon-intensive models of economic development to low-carbon, green economies.... 

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

18th December 2017 In Somalia, the relationship between formal and informal spheres of governance are being renegotiated. In many areas, the formal state has been... 

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Statements

SA: Resignation of Gauteng Health head

SA: Resignation of Gauteng Health head

Updated 3 hours ago The Chairperson of the Select Committee on Social Services welcomes the announcement of the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano as the Head of the... 

DA: Jack Bloom says DA welcomes resignation of Gauteng Health Head Dr Selebano

DA: Jack Bloom says DA welcomes resignation of Gauteng Health Head Dr Selebano

Updated 3 hours ago I welcome the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano, the suspended head of the Gauteng Health Department, although it was inevitable that he would have... 

UDM: #Zuptas to face the music? The Hawks must not stop there

UDM: #Zuptas to face the music? The Hawks must not stop there

Updated 5 hours ago Seemingly the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has woken up to its duty as it was reported that they were looking to seize Gupta assets and... 

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

Updated 5 hours ago The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has noted with deep concern the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the Gauteng... 

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Press Offices

The not so sweet Sugar Tax

The not so sweet Sugar Tax

14th December 2017 The proposal to tax the sugar content of beverages first came to light in the 2016 Budget. On 5 December 2017, after 18 months of debate,... 

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

12th December 2017 Tax systems around the world are struggling to keep pace with the digitisation of commerce.  Where tax systems could previously rely on... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

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